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FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 1:00pm EDT
: this is the national desk. they cover america. this is the foreign desk, covering the globe. every picture that comes into fox news channel comes through the media desk. here on "the live desk" those pictures will always be on the right-hand side of the screen. juliet: in the top box we are waiting for president obama to begin speaking in phoenix, talking about the wars in iraq and afghanistan, and as we wait, the health care debate rages on. the president last week said that a public option is an absolute must in any health care bill, but now the white house could be changing its tune. and an update on a story that we broke. e-mails from the white house going to people who never asked for them. now the white house is responding. in the middle box, a tragedy in the sky. fighter jets colliding as they rehearse for an air show. in the bottom box, hurricane season is in full swing. the florida panhandle is dealing with the aftermath of the claudette and now hurricane bill is picking up strength. trace: we begin with health care and the question over president obama's plan for health insurance is dead or
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 1:00pm EDT
to the vfw on america's two foreign wars and the troops who are fighting them. you'll see it live right here in the "newsroom.." >>> two and a half months in the hurricane sen and bill and claude it light up the radar. hello, everyone. i'm kieyra phillips. you're live here in the "cnn newsroom." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> and they fought for you. who fights for them. american veterans focused health care. we're pushing forward on both fronts. a live address to the vfw in this hour and a congressional session of conservative opponents to the health plan. you know we've covered their causes and criseses to tainted equipment at v.a. hospitals. there are people stories, not number stories. we can't ignore numbers like these. almost a million unprocessed claims. if claims are denied it can take a year and a half, sometimes much longer to go through the appeals. factor in a passionate fight to overhaul the nation's health care system and this becomes the scene outside president's adegree. cnn's ed henry joins me live. how does it push into this for reform? we sure know they want it.
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 4:30am EDT
demand from america's consumers. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us.we violent weather, which has ravished parts of eastern texas. >> it started yesterday afternoon, in the houston area, with heavy rain, strong wind and at least one tornado. >> meanwhile, a construction worker died after rainwater flooded the tunnel he was working in. >> water came in from everywhere. they were saying. and didn't know where it was coming from. had to go in there while they were on air, breathing air. we had to have hoses in there. we didn't know what the atmosphere was. >> two men were able to escape. but a body of a third worker was found about 50 feet inside the tunnel. >>> in nearby beaumont, texas, a tornado struck without warning in a crowded shopping center, sending people running for their lives. the twister touched down outside the kohl's department store, around 2:00 tuesday afternoon, catching shoppers offguard. a worker at a nearby restaurant grabbed his cell phone, capturing this video of the twister's powerful winds. >> it went over towards walmar
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news this morning. as the night spawns tornado after tornado. and hurricane bill sets its course near the u.s. >>> still missing. the tearful father of a georgia woman who disappeared on a walk on a rural road, pleads for news and his daughter's safe return. a "gma" exclusive. >>> oprah winfrey and dr. mehmet oz, suing companies, saying they falsely use their names to endorse health products. dr. oz speaks to us. >>> and look at this picture. a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he is a woman or a man? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer, chris cuomo. robin roberts is off on this thursday, august 20th, 2009. and the dangerous weather will not step for the people in the midwest. tornadoes ripping through minnesota, wisconsin, iowa. in a moment, you're going to hear from a brave, young boy, in illinois, who was home alone in his basement, when the drnd blew away his house around him. >> the sounds outside of his home was lo
ABC
Aug 22, 2009 8:00am EDT
, america. >> good morning. it is saturday, august 22nd. >> we're hoping luck holds when it comes to hurricane bill. there's a shot from space. a storm as big as texas. looks like it may veer north and not hit the east coast directly. but it is still likely to produce heavy rains, dangerous rip currents. we have marysol out on long island. stephanie sy up in massachusetts. we'll bring you the latest, coming up. >>> also this morning, could you ever forgive someone responsible for the death of a loved one? we've heard a lot of outrage in the last few days from some of the families of the lockerbie bombing victims after the bomber was set free in libya. others have forgiven him. and they say it's helped them come to grips with the tragedy. we're going to explore the roots of forgiveness and whether it works. >>> also on the topic of forgiveness, green bay packer fans will never forgive brett favre for suiting up for the minnesota vikings last night, hatred will be white-hot for many years to come. after a very controversial week. all the drama he played for a all of two minutes on t
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 4:30am EDT
arms outside an appearance by the president. are second amendment supporters a sign of america's new culture war? >>> and dirty money. a shocking discovery about 90% >>> and dirty money. a shocking discovery about 90% of the nation's paper money. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. we begin with the developing story from afghanistan this morning, where the presidential palace in kabul has been hit by mortars. >> no one was hurt in the attack, which comes, of course, just two days before presidential elections there. the police headquarters was also hit. the incident follows an attack yesterday, which killed an american service member and a civilian working for the military. the taliban has threatened to disrupt the elections. and warned afghans not to go to the polls. abc has a team of reporters in kabul covering the election, who will stay on top of this story. >>> the other big story this morning, the economy. despite the worst day on wall street since the early july, asian markets managed to close higher in today's trading. but only by a
FOX News
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
on as the president of the united states tries to say, hey, america, i have it right, here's the plan, please accept it. it's not going well. why is it that it's not going well? is it the republican's fault? perhaps it's not. steve: perhaps it is the fact that the president and his people are selling it the wrong way. and, in fact, if you take a look at what's going on right now, there's kind of an intraparty war going on because over the weekend kathleen cebellius said that government option was not an essential part of the president's plan and the far left suddenly goes, wait a minute, this isn't going to pass without that. plus you look at how there's been the model on that and how the president has tried selling it essentially in the beginning as it's going to be about costs and stuff like that. he didn't really show americans how it's going to impact them. that's been the real disconnect. i've already got insurance and i like my insurance. you want me to change everything? how's it going to impact me? the president has failed in that respect. gretchen: there are three competing bills right now.
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Aug 18, 2009 2:00pm EDT
means for health care trading. america is starting to create jobs. but are they the ones that get workers into the middle class and get them spending again? the future depends on the answer for that. we will be back. we are going to have breaking news in a couple of moments. we are waiting for that. something from the auto industry and as soon as it crosses, we will have it. america weighing in on the health care reform debate. it heated up over the last month. we are well aware of that and most people are split when it comes to the public option and whether that is a public option or just the first step towards something a lot bigger. in a new poll, we asked whether you would favor or oppose creating a public health care plan that would compete with the health insurance companies we have and the results are consistent over the past month. 43% favor the option and 47% oppose it. 10% still not sure. what will it take to get health care reform passed. jane wells got insight from chuck grassley. she really the chief voice on the republican side. what can he you? >> he told me we may
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
john ashcroft looks back, not in anger, but in awe, in "never again, securing america and restoring justice," ashcroft writes about his role in wake of 9/11 and his defense of the patriot act. >>> and still to come, former vice president cheney's memoirs scheduled for publication in spring of 2011. that should be interesting. he's expected to give detailed accounts on differences with his boss, specifically in their second term. and former defense secretary donald rumsfeld also has a book deal. his book will cover his entire political career. >>> former swimsuit model murdered and mutilated and jammed in a suitcase. the manhunt intensifies for her reality star ex-husband. fancy feast appetizers. simple high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon, white meat chicken, or seabass and shrimp in a delicate broth, prepared without by-products or fillers. new fancy feast appetizers. celebrate the moment. >>> unemployment's high and credit is tight. but the fed says recovery is still on the way, and soon. my health is important to me. it's critical that i stick to my medication. i can
FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Aug 19, 2009 7:00pm EDT
health care reform in general. >> we're america's health insurance companies. supporting burn reforms that congress can build on. >> before congress took its august vacation, democrats branded private insurers immoral villains for opposing a government-run insurance option. >> insurance companies are out there in full force, bomb, shock and awe against the public option. >> the letter waxman offers insurers no explanation at all of what's being investigated or why, but they are after sensitive information and casting a wide net. 52 health insurance companies have until september 4 to provide congress a detailed list of every employee who made over $500,000 a year between 2003-2008. and democrats also want documents related to any corporate conferences or retreats, entertainment, lodging, hotels, food, even entertainment and gifts as part of this inquiry. one industry insiders said it felt a little bit like a reprisal i.r.s. audit in the making. shep? shepard: well, afghanistan, and just about three hours left now until the afghan people start to head to the polls for their presidentia
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
reform is on the rise in america. less is the president going to be a one term president if it means getting this passed. >> dave: a new audio of an airline pilot taking the air traffic control to please let passengers off that judge after being stranded on the tarmac for six hours. we will give you the passengers understandably angry reactions coming up next. >> clayton: hurricane built already bringing lots of rain. we give you the latest on the first of major hurricane of the season. our slogan this one comes from james in florida. from hurricane built to capitol hill, "fox & friends" made no show. >> announcer: is "fox & friends". >> clayton: look at the studio and look who's back. >> alysin: welcome back dave. >> dave: vacation was wonderful, therapeutic, beautiful weather, relaxing except for the fact is all parents can relate with your vacation with your two kids and three others, there is no relaxation. >> clayton: did you -- this is how gung ho he was. he went so far as to purchase a book that's optimistic. >> clayton: it didn't get cracked open because of the kids. >> dave
ABC
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
of the big payday are irresistible. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is saturday, august 22nd. >> folks along the east coast, hoping for a little luck. trying to avoid this. take a look. goofy name, hurricane bill. impressive size. storm the size of texas. very powerful, making its way toward the east coast. look likes we'll avoid a direct hit. but it is likely to produce heavy rains, dangerous rip currents. and marysol live on long island. we also have a report further up the coast coming up in just a moment. >>> also this morning, could you ever forgive someone responsible for the death of a loved one. we've heard a lot of outrage in the last few days from some of the families of the lockerbie bombing victims after the bomber was set free in libya. others have forgiven him. and they say it's helped them come to grips with everything and dealing with the tragedy. we're going to explore the roots of forgiveness and whether it works. >>> also on the topic of forgiveness, green bay packer fans will never forgive brett favre for suiting up for the min
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
the succeed in business without really charging your customers a dime. steve hartman's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> mitchell: good evening, katie is off tonight. a lot of weekend plans are about to be ruined up and down the atlantic coast, all because of a storm that's going to stay hundreds of miles offshore. hurricane bill has been downgraded from a category 4 to a category 2. forecasters expect it to turn northeast and pass between bermuda and the u.s. in the next few days. but a hurricane does not have the to score a direct hit to cause trouble. in this case, flooding, rough waves and rip currents along the east coast could be on the way. here's kelly wallace. >> reporter: for millions of east coast beach goers like these at rockaway beach on the edge of new york city, this is as close as they're going to get to the water this weekend. >> you know about no swimming today, right? >> reporter: swimming banned at beaches along much of the east coast due to hurricane bill's might. >> we're biting our bottom lips and
CNBC
Aug 20, 2009 12:00pm EDT
the change from bank of america rounds up every debit card purchase to the next dollar and transfers the difference from your checking to savings account. it's one of the many ways we make saving money in tough times a whole lot easier. >>> getting word now of a new age discrimination suit against at&t, the equal employment commission citing an at&t policy that prohibited workers over 40 to retire under various retirement and severance plans. the shares of at&t not moving much now. >> let's get to the markets. again, another day where the bulls have the upper hand, but only by a slight amount, and again on low volume. it is august. let's bring our task force in. j.j. burns with us, as is vice president of mf global in chicago. j.j., i gather you want to take some profits off these tables here, don't you? >> yeah, we have been very careful to retrench a bit, in the stock side, and reallocate away from stocks. we have always had for most of this year, bill, a very low balance of our portfolios in stock so we benefited by gaining exposure to investment grades, and sitting back and colle
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. >> with everybody in america had the provisions that our members have, there wouldn't be a health care crisis. >> reporter: it's like a health care cooperative, a community-based, nonprofit organization owned by its members, a group that uses its strength in numbers to negotiate competitive rates with health care providers. and that's an idea gaining traction on capitol hill. robert burns, a professor of health care management at the university of pennsylvania, said the key to co-ops is size. 20,000 to 50,000 enrolles minimum needed. >> if they're not big enough, then they won't be able to do either of those two things, hold down the administrative costs internally or negotiate good rates externally. >> reporter: even then it may not be enough. do you see health care co-ops as the silver bullet to this debate? >> no. as i told my class last night, it's part of the silver buckshot. >> reporter: so, one of many that needs to be done for health care reform. he agrees, it may not suit everyone's health care needs, but he's at least hoping that it will force americans to think outside the box. >>
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 10:00pm EDT
voted for president obama by a wide margin but i think people feel the way most of america does and it needs fixing. >> geraldo: and thele denverly, people who used to be just automatic democrats seem not to be rallying to the president, bob. >> there is a huge amount of medicare that could get cut. they have a terrific program right now. in massachusetts, they have the closest to universal health coverage but a $9 billion deficit and the emergency room swamped now with people who have healthcare insurance. >> geraldo: when you come back you hall fresh voices involved in the acrimonious debate. former congressman j.c. watts joining us. sc kupp also joining us. we are live and at large in marthas it vineyard, waiting for bill and president obama. me again. okay, now this is the last time alright? thanks, you know we don't deliver anything like this. this crispy flatbread. mmmm. mmmmm! introducing the taste that's never been delivered. digiorno crispy flatbread pizza. it's not delivery, it's digiorno. that's a-- tiny netbook. yeah, it's-- good-looking, lightweight. generally aweso
FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
-mails that americans are for redding. where is the aclu in all of this? i will tell you where. right here on "america's newsroom" in about 10 minutes. bill: janice dean joins us in a moment to tell us where tropical storm claudette is going next. >> like i said, we did not know it would get this bad. geico's been saving people money on car insurance for over 70 years. and who doesn't want value for their dollar? been true since the day i made my first dollar. where is that dollar? i got it out to show you... uhh... was it rather old and wrinkly? yeah, you saw it? umm fancy a crisp? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. sfwhen you own a business,g saving sounds good. so hear this: regions makes it simple to save money and time with lifegreen checking and savings for business, free convenient e-services and regions quick deposit, so you can deposit checks right from your desk. so switch to regions and start saving. plus, get a business financial review imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit th
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
, i have them. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. for post party sickness syndrome. cascade all-in-one actionpacs. it has the power to pre-wash... and then rinse the whole mess away. cascade all-in-one actionpacs. for a perfect clean, every time. brian: imagine one woman's surprise when she came home and found out she didn't have her house anymore. the bank sold her home at a foreclosure auction after she had applied for a loan. so it was a mistake. gretchen: the homeowner, anna ramirez, joins us now with her amazing story. good morning. >> good morning. gretchen: so tell us what happened. you applied for a loan. the next thing you know some officials are at your door telling you you have to get out now. >> yes. i was doing a modification loan for my home because i had lost my job. me and my husband at the same time. so we couldn't pay the mortgage anymore so what happened, we went on forecl
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk president bush about the war in iraq are beating up on president obama, claiming he's escalated the war. interesting, as well, mr. obama defended his strategy by taking a page out of the bush playbook, and that's not sitting well with all veterans here. some say they want more details from this president about his strategy. >> this is not a war of choice. this is a war of necessity. those who attacked america on 9/11 are plotting to do so again. if left unchecked, the taliban insurgency are will mean an even larger safe ha
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. we have breaking news as claudette, the first tropical storm of the season streaks across the florida panhandle. and the first big weather monster this year, hurricane bill, gains steam in the atlantic ocean. >>> white house compromise? will president obama give in on the key position in the health care battle? what that means for you and your insurance. >>> missing mom. the desperate search for a woman kidnapped while talking on her cell phone. what are the clues in her last conversation? >>> and the wait is almost over. this morning we reveal the new cast of "dancing with the stars." is this surprise guest really stars." is this surprise guest really ready to shake that stuff? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and we hope it's a great morning for all of you. i'm diane sawyer with chris cuomo on this monday, august 17th, 2009. robin is away today. here it is, claudette. >> this is the first tropical storm of the season. some big numbers here. 50-mile-an-hour winds, 6 inches in rain. the big question for us now, where does it go? >> some areas
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 12:00pm EDT
we'll send you straight to washington where the news continues in america's news headquarters. with shannon bream. have a great day. >> shannon: a change in tactics for the white house eager to get trillion dollar healthcare reform plan passed. president obama has a new fall guy and he is taking the battle over healthcare personal. i'm shannon bream live in the capital for the next two hours. the healthcare reform is taking a new bunch with word that the white house may be ready to accept the plan without a government run public option. fox news is all over the healthcare battle. caroline shively is in washington where the heavy hitters from both sides making their cases on the sunday talk shows. we begin with mike emmanuel travelling with the president in scottsdale, arizona. and has the latest from his remarks and the administration top health officials out there as well. i understand the administration is possibly backing off the idea of including public option as part of the plan. what do we know? >> that is right. kathleen sebelius, the health and human services saying th
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 1:00am EDT
by a wide margin but i think people feel the way most of america does and it needs fixing. >> geraldo: and thele denverly, people who used to be just automatic democrats seem not to be rallying to the president, bob. >> there is a huge amount of medicare that could get cut. they have a terrific program right now. in massachusetts, they have the closest to universal health coverage but a $9 billion deficit and the emergency room swamped now with people who have healthcare insurance. >> geraldo: when you come back you hall fresh voices involved in the acrimonious debate. former congressman j.c. watts joining us. sc kupp also joining us. we are live and at large in marthas it vineyard, waiting for bill and president obama. opportunity. at amway global, it's the foundation of our business. because opportunity built nutrilite, the world's... top-selling vitamin, mineral, and supplement brand. and artistry, one of the world's best-selling beauty brands. which makes amway global the online... health and beauty leader. and worldwide, amway has over 8 billion in annual sales. for your opportun
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
closeo south america but it will take a turn away from south america. here is a look at bill. while you slept, it became a category two hurricane. south america right down there. so not far away. gude lawn just out to the west. i shouldn't say just west. it is still not near guadalupe. it is moving west-northwest about 17 miles per hour and it is expected to continue to take that turn towards the north. >>> let's take a look at the regional temperatures here in our part of the the world. 74degrees in washington. 80degrees right now in new york city. they are ahe get sfoaght a warm one. roanoke, 69 degrees and if cape hatteras, it is 75 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the radar for the eastern united states. now, i mentioned earlier the moisture with claudette. here is some of it. it doesn't look anything like when it made landfall in florida. but as the dray dei progresses and we get more heat, we could see some of that intensify and move into portions of the mid- atlantic region as well. forecast for washington for today looks like this. partly sunny skies, some scattered after
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
in america died last month at the age of 82. the cronkite memorial will take place december 9. >>> the house hold name in india. the biggest star in bollywood right now. they're directing the anger at the u.s. after the movie star was stopped and questioned at immigration officials at a u.s. airport in newark. mary snow is following developments for us. >>> john, kiran, some describe him as india's brad pitt and tom cruise all in one. that's how big he is. but it's his last name that caught the attention of the u.s. immigration officials and it kicked off a firestorm he's now trying to quell. he's an icon in india. he's known for his dance moves starred in 700 bollywood movies like this one in new york. but the star status when he arrived at newark, new jersey friday, immigration officials questioned him for roughly an hour. >> because your name is khan. i was too polite to ask common to what? so it's a bit of an issue. >> as khan posed for pictures with fans sunday in houston, indians were outraged that he was detained. protesters took to the street, some burned an american flag when govern
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
. i can. i can -- most illegal aliens here in america can. why can't the president of the united states produce a birth certificate. there's not anybody in america that's been born in america that didn't get a birth certificate at obama's age. >> is delay a birther? >> he seems to be a dancing birther. this is not entirely outside of the purview. he's always been a bit wingnutty, especially on issues like this. but what's one the illegal alien comment as well? it seems to be ripping off a lot of the ugliest and craziest stuff out there. tom delay is a major high bipartisan. a lot of the protests we're seeing in exacerbation of the hitler nazi rhetoric. so offensive. delay called the epa the gestapo of government. he's taken it to an art form or national disgrace. he's singing the same tune now on "dancing with the stars". >> you think he can dance, though? not going out in the first round. >> i'll take him out the first round. >> we'll have to see if, you know, during the judging or anything he brings politics in to dancing. >> might creep up. >> we'll see. great to see you as al
FOX News
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
. the first medical schools were founded by churches. in america christian infirmaries were the beginning of the hospitals that happened. so this may not be the perve yew toteally of the -- totally of the government. in other words, the church, other organizations, need assist in the overall care. steve: and bishop, that makes perfect sense. but how do you feel about the whole health care debate in the country? finally we're getting our chance with town halls and stuff like that to actually have some input into the lawmakers and yet they're trying to get this through really fast without a lot of people talking about it. >> well, steve, that was crazy. they need to slow down and make sure that people like myself and others are not harmed. other systems would require all kind of waits and delays. i repeat, delay or denial can mean death. people in my church are waiting for transplants. there are all kinds of things that are complicated so we're looking at philosophy versus practicality. gretchen: i like this point of view. we haven't talked about it yet. thank you so much for your thoughts.
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 18, 2009 4:30am EDT
by the presiden are second amendment supporters a sign of america's new cultu war? >>> and dirty money. a shocking discovery about90% >>> and dirty money. a shocking discovery about90% of the nation's per money. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good mororning. and thanksor being wh us. we begin witith t developing morning, w where the preresiden palace in kabul ha been hit by mortars. >>o one was hurt in e attack, which comes, of course, jujust twowo days bore presidential elections ththerer. the police headquarters was also hit. the incicident fol a attack yesterday,y, whihich killean americanan sererce member and a civilian working for the mililitary. the taliban has teaeatened to disrupt the elections. and warned a afghans notot to g the popolls. abc has a team of r reporters i will stay on top of thi storory. >>> the other big storyhis mornin the ononomy. despite the worst t day on wall streetince the e early july, asian markets managed d to cse higher in today'y's trading. but ononly b by a slilim margin. coumerers are t paparting wiwit theicash.for a look behind the emily schmididt jns us
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
stocks that trade in america. >> okay. new topic. bob, housing data very strong today, what about the housing stocks? is that some place you're willing to go to? they've had tremendous runs, is it all priced in? >> i think most of it is priced in. we still have a way to go. it's exciting to get a good month in existing home sales. to me it's more about this month because really that's april. so now we have a four-month run in upticks in existing home sales. so it tells us maybe we've tested the bottom. but if we're going to really see the turn around in housing, that turn around has to be driven by an uptick in employment. i think we're at least a year away from that. i think there are other great opportunities in the stock market. i'm not sure that i'd be looking for it in housing right now. >> jim lacamp, do you agree with that? if you don't, where would you put your money? >> i do agree with what bob just had. a lot of these sales are foreclosures, short sales of first-time home buyers above the 250,000 that we just looked at that. that market is dead and it's still contracting
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
to change health care in america, it does not make any sense in my judgment to try to change it on a party basis. >> frank donatelli, thanks so much for your time. >> okay, thank you all very much. >>> david, there's an interesting piece in "the l.a. times" talking about the conservative mobilization talking about health care. they say it's not all good news for the republican leaders, that a lot of activists are turning their anger on republican senators and congressmen as well. they're not happy with them either. >> that's true because the democrats could call the gop bluff and say we'll take out the public option but here are the other things that hurt the health insurance industry that support you. it's going to be intriguing couple of weeks ahead. >> absolutely. >> michael vick is looking for redemption now that the disgraced quarterback is a member of the philadelphia ea e eagl eagles. how does veteran quarterback donovan mcnabb feel about his backup joining the team? mcnabb fet with repomet with re and backed michael vick. >> and he understands the penalty and the consequences that
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 9:00am EDT
highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. a dull metal clanking sound. bear groans. ♪ ominous music ferocious growling. roaaaaaarrrrrrr!!!! ♪ whistling bluegrass tune >>> very few people can say they have a ball from the major league baseball game but one young fan can say he has two. there he is. identified only as c.j. the boy. he caught back-to-back foul balls off the bat of josh hamilton in the fifth inning of the red sox/rangers game and c.j. was named fan of the game and received a tote bag for his -- only a tote -- he would be playing first base for us tonight if he did that yesterday. so, congratulations to c.j. the boy. >>> let's look at some of events happening around
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of america's international peers. you see, the campaign so far is essentially wrapped into these principles. all the countries are the same around the world. the u.s. has life without parole. other countries do not. we are in violation of international norms. all countries are essentially the same. these are children. we are mean. and by the way, we are in violation of international treaties. all of which is demonstrably false, and we go through it page by page, chapter by chapter, in this report. in a highly footnoted report. and unlike reports of the other side, we traced back to original sources and tell you everything we consulted and every single footnote in our report. between 1980 and 2005, 43621 juveniles were arrested for murder in the united states. and the pictures just as bleak with respect to rape, 109,563. robbery, 818,278. and aggravated assault, 1,240,199. that is uncontroverted. yet when you compare the statistics with us against the rest of the world, you see that we dwarf western europe and the rest of the world in terms of our crime statistics. we have a big problem. we
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 10:00pm EDT
-enter the political process in their insurgency, as long as they don't host al qaeda, america doesn't care beyond that. >> peter bergen, appreciate it. michael, stick around. we'll talk about iraq and i want to talk about an especially terrifying day in baghdad. iraq's prime minister blaming obama administration for grizly bombings at the foreign and finance minimum stris, nearly 100 dead, hundreds more hurt. michael, what do you make of this, six bombings, 95 dead, the deadliest day of violence since the u.s. pulled back from the cities. what happened? >> this is welcome to iraq. this was happening under the u.s.-led offenses, under the u.s.-led war. i remember when i was there not so long ago, just before i left, 80 died in one day. today the death toll's 95 or so 0. this is part of a long-running campaign. >> the prime minister said they're going to have to, quote -- this is going to lead to the, quote, reevaluation of our plans and security mechanism. is it possible they would re-evaluate the u.s.'s position of pulling out? >> i know the u.s. command there would like to redeploy troops to the nort
MSNBC
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
town hall meetings he held. he's going to hold a number of others. this is middle america coming out really upset and angry with what's going on in washington, d.c. it's got to do not only with health care but the government takeover of automobiles, of wall street, of everything. >> you know, mika, the problem for democrats, they will say republicans are doing this, too. what the republicans are doing are even worse. >> right. >> the problem is that democrats who are running washington, d.c. it's democrats who are going to be judged by how they control power. it's democrats who seem to me to be messing things up as badly as republicans did over the past four years or so on domestic issues especially. we have a speaker of the house calling companies immoral and villains and calling protesters un-american. when you have harry reid, the person running the united states senate calling people that oppose his bills evil, evil mongers. we have jerry nadler and others talking about fascism in america and tactics being fascist. this is a democratic party out of control. john boehner is not go
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
or libya, how long will america continue to be forced or allow itself to subordinate its moral values in the name of energy dependency? >> i hope people will support the agenda for reducing our dependence on foreign oil and doing things here at home so we are not in a position so it's a consideration. and this is an appalling situation here. we had no real voice in here in the legal proceedings. what about compassion for the people that suffered and the families of the people that suffered. it's likely there are political considerations going on behind the scenes, which we'll probably know about or it will be 50 years before we know the truth. you hope that is not true. certainly we saw the president and the secretary of state making it clear the official decision is we disagree with the position. it makes you wonder what might have been going on behind the scenes. >> yeah, and jonathan goes on to say this is saying gadhafi will be coming for u.n. week here in a month. libya is strategically located, and so there is an opportunity to move libya in a more constructive direction. my que
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, without warning. >> there it is. >> a texas twister bears down on shoppers. the roof of a department store collapses. parked cars overturned like small toys. we're live with all the pictures. >>> out in the atlantic, hurricane bill, now a monster category 4. what's the latest on how and when it might hit the east coast? >>> president obama takes a new tack on health care. george stephanopoulos with all the latest. >>> and historic revenge. how a model took on an anonymous attacker. a secret blogger on google, and got the court to give her the name, so she could make a call. ♪ why can't we be friends >>> and new contributor, steve harvey, takes on all the things we argue about. this morning, can you trust it when your significant other says he or she is just a friend? tough love and laughs, as only he or she is just a friend? tough love and laughs, as only steve harvey delivers. captions paid for by abc, inc. 14 and good morning to all of you. diane sawyer with chris cuomo, on this wednesday august 19th, 2009. robin is away. what a storm th
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 11:00am EDT
and how reforms could affect you and your family, check out your special health care in america website at cnn.com. you'll find the latest from the town hall meetings and other health care news g to cnn.com/healthcare. >>> the stimulus plan, six months later, are you feeling it? a surprising number of americans say no. ♪ bicycle, what are we waiting for? the flowers are blooming. the air is sweet. and zyrtec® starts... relieving my allergies... 2 hours faster than claritin®. my worst symptoms feel better, indoors and outdoors. with zyrtec®, the fastest... 24-hour allergy medicine, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. zyrtec® works fast, >>> let's look at this. it is a difficult day and then some. the dow is down 1 # 1 points. the nasdaq, guy, give me the latest number on nasdaq. down 42. so really down today. investors are worried after the data came out on friday indicating they are still nervous about the economy. you know, we're going to check in with susan lisovicz in just a couple of minutes. you know what? we're going to talk to christine romans, too, and we'll
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
buy can help your savings account grow because keep the change from bank of america rounds up every debit card purchase to the next dollar and transfers the difference from your checking to savings account. it's one of the many ways we make saving money in tough times a whole lot easier. vvo: when you can serve yourat family breakfast from walmart, vo: for a little over $2 a person. mom: just one breakfast a week and the savings really add up. save money. live better. walmart. >>> i never explain during any of the costume changes for those. not a single time. >> that's a great open for you. >> the chapses felt great. they really did. good times. guys, it's time to talk about things happening here, not only in the u.s., but around the world. we'll start out this texas. it's the location for the world's largest batfest. >> what do you do at batfest? >> you watch the bats under the congress street bridge. they leave every evening, make their way up and down the shore lines. >> but they don't fry the bats. >> no. >> deep-fried bat. >> bat doughnuts or bat barbecue, no, it doesn't happen
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
to central america. the police are saying they believe he could be in canada. jon: thank you. jane: held up at knifepoint. we will show you the tape and tell you about the key evidence that could bring these people to justice. plus, they put their lives on the line for all of us. coming up, an incredible story about disabled veterans and the people showing their appreciation in a very big way. (announcer) transform your water. women who drink crystal light drink 20% more water. crystal light. make a delicious change. gathering dust, as pollen floats through the air. but with the strength of zyrtec ® , the fastest, 24-hour allergy relief, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. with zyrtec ® i can love the air ™ . >> i am harris faulkner at the breaking news desk, and what you are looking at now is a suspect giving himself up after spending quite a bit of time on a rooftop in los angeles. he is one of four suspects after a walgreen's in van nuys was knocked off this morning. three suspects got off on the freeway. he was on the roof, talking on a cellular phone. they were not su
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 12:00pm EDT
distinguished america is that when all the arguments have been heard and all the concerns have been voiced, and the time comes to do what must be done, we rise above our differences, grasp each others hands and march forward as one nation and one people. some of us democrats, some of us republicans, all of us american. >> cnn elaine quijano, where are you eeshgs lane? can't even see? in the bureau. >> reporter: i am. usually you're at the white house. we're going to talk about what the president had to say today about holding hands and marching forward. really, he's having trouble getting the democrats to hold each others hands and march ford on this issue? >> reporter: yeah, at the same time, trying to go and fight back against some of the claims made about the proposals, against what his administration says are myths about health care reform. in his weekly address the president also ran through some of them. for instance, saying illegal immigrants would not be cover under a health care bill, taxpayer dollars not funding abortions and addressed and echoed at the town hall meetings across
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 7:00pm EDT
-old camp counselor hailed as a hero. our lead story as we take a fox trip across america. new york. she does not even have a learner's permit, but she did not hesitate when the bus driver suddenly collapsed. >> i just got up, and i ran. >jon: the bus driver pronounced dead from a heart attack, and the people were pretty shook up, but nobody was hurt. california. the wind and lombard street and san francisco getting a makeover. -- the winding lombard strq9$(l+ çhas broke -- hasbro introduced the game to help kids dealing with polio. oklahoma, a heavyweight. they say these giant pumpkins do not just happen. he did some research on the internet and learned how to prune the vines. >> i got some humic acid and some fertilizer. jon: he is in competition with some other pumpkin growers. and that is a fox watch across america. >> fox across america is brought to you by verizon wireless per diam jon: i am jon scott in for shepard smith tonight. this is "the fox report." the bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news. health-care reform. with that in mind, senator ted kennedy has made a v
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. and get fios tv - ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> one of the baltimore's last remaining independent birth centers celebrated a milestone today, its 1,000th birth. the baby is the proof. he was born at special beginnings approximate birth center on august 6. the birth wasn't recognized until today. the center not only helps families with childbirth but with women's health and breastfeeding. the center is trying to get congress to pass legislation to allow payment of fees. >> if we can't receive reimbursement for our facility fee for medicaid, we can't care for low-income women. >> staff and local leaders presented the family with a $1,000 savings bond. >> in tonig
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:30am EDT
america on 9/11 are planning to do so again. it let -- if left unchecked, the taliban will continue to plot to kill more americans. >> the taliban has threatened to suppress turnout. many voters are undeterred as they turn out to cast votes for the candidates. one person is up for reelection. >> it is democracy in action. what matters is the result. >> one man has been in power since the 2001 invasion. exhaust -- results are expected saturday but could take longer. wbal. >> the man who was sentenced to life in prison for the pan am bombing will be released. he is terminally ill with cancer. he is being sent back to libya on compassionate grounds. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think a scottish court shouldrelease the man convicted of the 1988 pan-am bombing, so he can die surrounded by his family? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> still ahead, drug use among baby boomers appears to be on the rise. >> some good news if you think life is going back to fast. life is going back to fast. cash for clunkers is available at your chevy dealer
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
with latin american art and a lot of cuban art but other parts of latin america. my health is an expression of my mind. art has helped educate my way of seeing things. back in the early 80s, late '70s, there was very little knowledge about latin american art even in american art circles. america was basically inviceable. so i found it very challenging and interesting to, you know, to write about latin america, going to latin america to discover the art and write about it in american and european art journals. how does an artist take apart the visual world and reconfigure it to make it his own or her own. you in a work of art that something that helped me a lot as a poet. my poetry is very visual as a result of that. i was born in cuba. and although i came at the age of six, my family and i came after the communist takeover in cuba. we arrived in december of 1960, first going to chicago and eventually moving to tampa. and then to miami. but when a rifed in miami in the '60s, and then growing up here from that point on, miami was a place where artists were creating, where musicians were playi
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> we want to take a look out in the atlantic as hurricane bill moves a little bit closer to the united states. right now, there is no threat of bill hitting the east coast but it could make some big waves. they have already started pulling boats out of the water in new england where bill could generate 20-foot waves. affects bermuda too, is that right? >> it will impact bermuda. bermuda is under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch right now. even though it is a hurricane, that is because they would feel tropical storm winds before they feel anything else. if it looks like the storm is going to make a beeline for bermuda, which it does not look like, they would upwread that to a hurricane warning. you mentioned these 20-foot waves. it look like there is a possibility of that just off the coast or near nantucket in the latter par of the weekend. we'll keep our eyes on that. strong waves all along the east >> >> >we'
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